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Baptiste Weijburg

Court of Appeal decision confirms that Article IV(5) of Hague Rules does not apply to bulk and liquid cargoes

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

A recent Court of Appeal decision concerned a claim by charterers against disponent owners in respect of contaminated fish oil in bulk carried on board a tanker.

Amit Kumar Sarkar

Do liaison offices have to pay GST?

Corporate Tax - India
BDO in India

The Advance Ruling Authority (ARA) was constituted under Indian goods and services tax law and entrusted with the responsibility of answering questions regarding the applicability of tax, the admissibility of input tax credit, the classification of goods and services and the eligibility to receive the exemption.

Jeevan Ballav Panda

Revisiting Supreme Court Centrotrade decision and utility of two-tier arbitration clauses

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

Two-tier arbitration clauses or appellate arbitration mechanisms were upheld by a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court in Centrotrade Minerals and Metal Inc v Hindustan Copper Limited.

Victoria Goode

Employer NICs on termination payments delayed again

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The government's plan to make termination payments in excess of £30,000 subject to employer national insurance contributions has been delayed for a second time and will now take effect from April 2020.

Brandon Heard

Court allows Sanofi and Schering to plead that Federal Court ramipril patent invalidity decision was flawed

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently overturned a motion judge's decision denying Sanofi and Schering leave to amend their defences to plead the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in AstraZeneca Canada Inc v Apotex Inc.

Lucía Ojeda Cárdenas

Competition authorities celebrate 25th anniversary amidst signing of USMCA

Competition & Antitrust - Mexico
SAI Law & Economics

In 2018 the Federal Economic Competition Commission (FECC) and the Federal Institute of Telecommunications (IFT) celebrated their 25th anniversary.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey